Search results for Ulster Division.

Ep. 25 – Major General Nugent, the Ulster Division and their army commanders in 1916 – Nicholas Perry


Nicholas Perry talks on ‘After the battle: Nugent, the Ulster Division and their Army commanders in 1916’. This was a lecture given at the 2016 Somme conference held by the Antrim and Down WFA branch in October 2016.

Ep. 178 – Irish Recruitment in World War One – Dr Tim Bowman, Dr Michael Wheatley & Dr William Butler


Dr Timothy Bowman, a Reader in modern British military history, University of Kent, Dr William Butler, the Head of Military Records, The National Archives, UK and Dr Michael Wheatley, an independent researcher who writes on early twentieth century Irish politics, talk about their latest book, The Disparity of Sacrifice. This book examines the mi…

Ep 323 – Irish divisions at Langemark – Michael Nugent


Michael Nugent delves into his book ‘A Bad Day, I Fear,’ shedding light on a little-known chapter of World War I history - the Battle of Langemarck 16 August 1917, where the 16th (Irish) Division and 36th (Ulster) Division, after their previous success at Messines, faced an unmitigated disaster. …